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Coolato Gelato

524 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1540
+1 865-971-5449
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (162 reviews)
“sandwiches” (27 reviews)
“sorbet” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Soups
$$ - $$$
524 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1540
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here this weekend after dinner, because it was only a couple doors down from our hotel. It was really tasty, but I paid $20 after tip for 3 cups of gelato. Ouch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JennLynd2010
Reviewed 18 September 2018

My experience was ok. The gelato was very expensive. I've paid less in Rome! The tables were dirty. The staff was attentive and smiling.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This place is kinda cool downtown area walking on the main street downtown area lots of stuff going on in this area lots of parking in the area downtown cool little shop to get a cup of gelato and chill inside seating as well as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank anthony b
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We grabbed a treat here while waiting for my friend who was attending a play nearby. I had pink grapefruit gelato and my son had cookies and creme. Both were excellent and delicious. There are seats outside and even around back and it was a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank coneyhasit
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I really liked the flavors and the prices are ok. I would have really liked to be able to see the flavors of the day on the internet instead of having to go to the store to see if I wanted to try any. However,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank lanyvazquez
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Italy a few years ago & had gelato wherever we went...and we traveled all over the place! It was consistently excellent. We've since tried it in the States when we see it--usually at a place like Universal Studios or Epcot...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Went in on a hot afternoon for a cup of gelato which was delicious and by the way they will mix two flavors in one size if you ask. They also has other desserts that were very reasonably priced so much so that if we...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tldaniels
Reviewed 19 June 2018

They have the most wonderful fresh food. Very clean place. Wonderful soups, sandwiches and outstanding Gelato!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 87daled
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I use to go all the time & get the lunch special which included a small sandwich, soup, fruit, & dessert for only $10 (this includes tax). There are no lunch specials now & they have changed the recipes for the soups. The soups were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lynskie85
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We were walking around with friends & decided on a treat. Lots of flavors to chose from. We each had the smallest cup. There were 4 of us. It was $20 for 4 little cups. I was very surprised but paid. Service was friendly.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ALAN W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1540
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-971-5449
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What has the chef whipped up today?! Pastry chef and chocolatier Kevin Mader will wow you with his creative, made-in-house, authentic Italian gelatos, sorbettos (lactose-free and vegan-friendly), and pastries. We also offer Italy’s finest espresso, Illy, from our Simonelli espresso machine. Come let our chef delight your sweetie-senses or, for a full meal, dive into our paninis, salads, and multiple award-winning soups.
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